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Lead QA Engineer

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Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 185347 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Lead QA Engineer to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Define the test strategies for Functional, Automation, Regression and Smoke Testing
  • Effectively manage a test team 
  • Understand and implement the testing processes
  • Prepare functional and automation test plans
  • Deploy and manage test frameworks
  • Manage and select QA tools & processes
  • Identify and communicate risks during test planning and execution phases
  • Own end to end testing tasks like scoping, estimation, planning, work allocation, resource management, test design & execution, defect management, progress tracking & status reporting, management reporting, UAT support, test closure etc.
  • Plan & coordinate for timely availability of the test data & environments
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with project teams, test teams and support partners across US & India 
  • Ensure that all posttest execution wrap up activities are conducted for projects per procedure / requirements
  • Facilitate regular communication with IT and business partners using various methods to monitor progress toward project goals / milestones, task status, and identify / address issues 
  • Self-starter, highly organized; Works well with all functional levels in the organization; excellent presentation and interpersonal skills; high level of business management and facilitation skill; capability to resolve complex problems with minimum confusion, frustration, and inconveniences for all parties concerned.
  • Customer focused; Action-Oriented; Building Team Spirit; Self Development; Creativity & Innovation; Problem Solving; Ethics & Values
  • Planning; Aggressiveness; Commitment; Closure; Listening; Response to Change; Task Completion; Decisiveness; Influence; Communications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and to work independently as well as in a team setting 
  • Define and implement the QA metrics framework
  • Identify & drive the improvement opportunities in the QA space
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with the other QA & non-QA teams
  • Knowledgeable of Eagle STAR and Pace components and has significant experience in supporting Investment Operations running on Eagle suite of Products
  • Solid knowledge in Murex
  • Solid knowledge of various investment vehicles (Fixed Income Securities, Derivatives, Equities, Mutual Funds, Futures, Forwards, SWAPS and Muni Bonds)
  • Knowledge in Portfolio Accounting, Securities
  • Demonstrated experience in testing EDI Applications
  • Experience in development/testing of ETL test scripts based on technical specifications/Technical Design Documents and Source to Target mappings
  • Ability to handle large amounts of data, testing 1,000s of orders, etc. 
  • Ability to query database to validate data / ability to view and compare data files to identify differences
  • Ability to use the appropriate automation tools from the available options within TIAA
  • Ability to work with 3rd party vendors, when necessary, to start services, run jobs, etc. As we are testing in a SaaS environment, we have limited control over certain aspects of the environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum/Waterfall development process.
  • Experience: 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience 
  • Nice to have: 
    - Good understanding of financial mathematics
    - Enterprise Automation – Robotic Process Automation, Workflows Automation Preferred
    - Performance Testing knowledge preferred   
    - Ability to take an active, visible role in supporting change efforts (change agent)
    - Ability to proactively identify opportunities for cost-savings and efficiency improvement
  • Technical Skills: 
  • Desired Skills
    - Good Knowledge in Eagle Investment Systems
    - Good Knowledge in Murex
    - Good understanding of data warehouse and ETL process; and related testing processes
    - Good understanding on Batch processes and related testing
    - Excellent in SQL and data analysis skills
    - Excellent in MS excel and other MS office applications
    - Automation Scripting Experience – QTP, Selenium, ETL Validator or similar toolset
    Nice to have
    - Testing Certifications Ex: ISTQB, HP UFT Certifications, PMP and Oracle Certifications etc.


Basic Qualification:

  • 3-5 years -QA Testing-Data Centric Testing-ETL Testing
  • 5 Plus years - QA Testing-Testing-Test strategy creation

Educational Qualification:

  • Graduation in Computer Engineering or related subjects



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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